Time to Create Your Social Security Account!

Americans!

If you have already done so, then great! But for those who have not, it is TIME!

Time to create your Social Security Administration (SSA) account to review your benefits. You should create one, before the hackers and fraudsters create one for you! If you do not have internet access, please visit your local SSA office. Tech savvy folks help your family members and friends who may find the computer challenging…Give ’em a hand and help them…

http://www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount

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FBI Releases New Version of Child ID App

FBI Releases New Version of Child ID App

Child ID App LogoThe FBI today is announcing a reboot of its popular Child ID App, which provides parents with an easy way to electronically store their children’s pictures and vital information to have on hand in case their kids go missing.

The application, which works on most Apple and Android smartphones and tablets, allows users to store up-to-date images and physical descriptions—like height, weight, birthmarks, etc.—that could help responders in the event of an emergency. The information is stored only on your device—not with your mobile provider or the FBI.

The latest version of the Child ID App contains updated features, including high-resolution image capability, a default recipient field (where you can enter your local police department’s e-mail address, for example), and optional automatic reminders to update your children’s profiles.

Current users of the Child ID App are encouraged to download the latest version for improved performance and capabilities. Please note that if you had been using an older version of the app (prior to 2.0), you will need to re-enter all relevant information after installing the update.

The app has been downloaded more than 250,000 times since it was released, first on iTunes in 2011 and then for the Android operating system in 2012. The current version, released in April, has been downloaded more than 50,000 times onto devices around the world.

The Child ID App also includes tips on keeping children safe as well as specific guidance on what to do in those first few crucial hours after a child goes missing.

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